June 27, 2022

DRC: At least 14 civilians killed in attacks in Beni

At least 14 civilians were killed on Saturday in two attacks attributed to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where operations by the Congolese and Ugandan armies are struggling to impose peace.
June 23, 2022

Congolese armed groups react to the deployment of regional force in Eastern DRC

They ask for Rwandans and Ugandans to be excluded from the special unit.
June 21, 2022

What are the stakes in DRC-Rwanda dispute over M23 rebel group?

The conflict between the Democratic Republic of Congo and its neighbors Rwanda and Uganda is long-standing. In the Great Lakes region discrimination and control over minerals have resulted in the creation of several militias.
June 20, 2022

Uganda: Kampala-Entebbe Expressway Receives 20,000 Passages Daily

Egis Road Operation was in May last year awarded a contract by Uganda National Roads Authority to operate and maintain the 26.2KM Kampala - Entebbe Expressway. It is expected to collect toll fees on behalf of government and provide high quality road management adding value to road users. The Independent spoke to the company's Public Relations Manager, Joy Nabasa, about the progress so far achieved.
June 20, 2022

Kenya: Reprieve for Fish Traders After Govt Brokers a Truce With Uganda

Fish traders in Busia are a happy lot after the Kenya and Uganda government came up with a framework to ensure smooth transit of the commodity from Lake Turkana to the Democratic Republic of Congo without interference.
June 16, 2022

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye denied bail for leading inflation protests

A longtime critic of President Yoweri Museveni, Kizza Besigye, 66, has recently led several protests against the rising cost of living in Uganda, as well as the entire African continent, as a result of the war in Ukraine.
June 14, 2022

Uganda: Food crises and hunger rife in Karamoja

In one of Uganda's most volatile regions, anxious mothers clutch bone-thin infants in a malnutrition ward, terrified their child could be next to succumb to starvation in Karamoja.
June 14, 2022

Congo-Kinshasa: Govt Accuses Rwanda of Border Town Capture

The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused Rwanda of an "invasion" after rebels it says receive support from Kigali overran a major trading post on the Ugandan border.
June 14, 2022

Uganda Chiefs Fight to Save 'Sacred' Shea Trees Felled for Fuel

Northern Uganda's revered shea trees are under threat from climate change and illegal loggers who turn the wood into charcoal and sell the fuel for use in cooking
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